Nnedi Okorafor is Penning A Comic About Black Panther’s Sister, Shuri!

Shuri comic, Leonardo Romano

While we might have to wait a while before we get to see Shuri on screen again, Marvel has a plan to keep the princess of Wakanda where she belongs—in the spotlight, that is. She’s getting her very own comic!

According to Bustle, there will be a Shuri comic series starting in October of 2018. The story will be written by Nnedi Okorafor, with art by Leonardo Romero. Here is Marvel’s synopsis:

Shuri is happiest in a lab, surrounded by gadgets of her own creation. She’d rather be testing gauntlets than throwing them. But a nation without a leader is a vulnerable one — and Shuri may have to choose between Wakanda’s welfare and her own.

The story will follow Shuri after her brother T’Challa disappears on a mission, and Wakanda looks to the princess for leadership as their next-in-line to the throne. Okorafor is already familiar with this ...